# fundamental theorem of transcendence

The tongue-in-cheek given to the fact that if $n$ is a nonzero integer, then $|n|\geq 1$. This trick is used in many transcendental number theory proofs. In fact, the hardest step of many problems is showing that a particular integer is not zero.

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